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Professional Learning Networks

I just finished presenting an online webinar with ISTE on the topic of PLN's titled "Building and Growing Your Own Professional Learning Network" These types of presentations empower me always to give back to our community of learners. I always find it amazing how educators ask why do you want to use a Blog, Wiki, Ning or Twitter to share your knowledge and expertise- isn't that so impersonal they ask?  I beg to differ- it is all about building relationships and connecting with others that have the same passions and love for learning as you and I do.  It is also about collaborating and sharing new knowledge with others, asking questions in a safe environment and receiving quality responses and solutions, where you might not find otherwise. 


As stated from my last Twitter online help request of: "How would you define your PLN in a quote" According to @anncarnevale "It is the largest teachers lounge around, filled with the best educational professionals, …